Where is Gateshead?
Sometimes getting hopelessly lost is the best way to find yourself. That said, before you get the keys to your rental car, it's helpful to know just a few key things about Gateshead — like where it lies on the map!
Gateshead is a neighborhood in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. To get here, you'll need to travel 2 miles south of the main streets.
What are the major attractions in Gateshead?
Make the short journey out of the heart of the neighborhood and spend some time exploring Quayside and Castle Keep. After you've crossed them off your list, steer your car in the direction of Tyne Bridge.
What are the best road trip destinations near Gateshead?
Venture out and discover some nearby destinations, such as Newcastle-upon-Tyne or Bigg Market. Want to see Newcastle-upon-Tyne first? It sits 2 miles from Gateshead. Alternatively, Bigg Market is 3 miles away.
Where are the best beaches near Gateshead?
Pack the car with a hamper of delicious food and make your way to one of the lovely beaches near Gateshead. Some of the nicest places to set up a picnic are:
- Longsands Beach (9 miles away).
- Seaton Sluice Beach (12 miles away).